Health / Medicine

Transgender news anchor challenges barriers in conservative Pakistan

Transgender news anchor challenges barriers in conservative Pakistan

Published 16/04/2018

LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - Marvia Malik made headlines when she debuted last month on a private television channel in Pakistan, becoming the conservative country’s first [more…]

J&J Baby Powder litigation takes new focus with asbestos claims

J&J Baby Powder litigation takes new focus with asbestos claims

Published 16/04/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A $117 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) and a supplier in favor of a man who said his asbestos-related [more…]

Shire sells cancer drugs to Servier for $2.4 billion as Takeda circles

Shire sells cancer drugs to Servier for $2.4 billion as Takeda circles

Published 16/04/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Shire, the London-listed rare diseases specialist that is a potential takeover target for Japan’s Takeda Pharmaceutical, is selling its oncology business to [more…]

Apricus mulls options- to sell U.S. rights to Vitaros

Apricus mulls options- to sell U.S. rights to Vitaros

Published 16/04/2018

(Reuters) - Apricus Biosciences Inc said on Monday it was considering options for the company and looking to sell the U.S. rights to its erectile [more…]

U.S. recalls more than 200 million eggs over salmonella fears

U.S. recalls more than 200 million eggs over salmonella fears

Published 15/04/2018

(Reuters) - Nearly 207 million eggs from a farm in North Carolina are being recalled from nine U.S. states after 22 people fell ill, the [more…]

EpiPen shortages seen in Canada, UK but U.S. supply intact

EpiPen shortages seen in Canada, UK but U.S. supply intact

Published 14/04/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Mylan N.V.’s (MYL.O) emergency allergy antidote EpiPen is in short supply in Canada and Britain, but remains available in the United [more…]

Enforcement of Kentucky abortion law suspended pending ruling

Enforcement of Kentucky abortion law suspended pending ruling

Published 14/04/2018

(Reuters) - Kentucky state officials have agreed to hold off enforcing a new law that bans a common abortion procedure from the 11th week of [more…]

Hearing loss causes Huey Lewis to call off 2018 concerts

Hearing loss causes Huey Lewis to call off 2018 concerts

Published 13/04/2018

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rock group Huey Lewis and the News have called off performing this year after singer Huey Lewis on Friday said he [more…]

Medical device maker Inogen discloses data breach

Medical device maker Inogen discloses data breach

Published 13/04/2018

(Reuters) - Medical technology company Inogen Inc on Friday disclosed a data breach via an employee email account that resulted in personal information belonging to [more…]

Indian man dies in Japanese immigration detention center in…

Indian man dies in Japanese immigration detention center in…

Published 13/04/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - An Indian man died on Friday at a Japanese immigration detention center in an apparent suicide, the latest death in a system [more…]